The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary, and Love Shop

Date: Monday, May 13th, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Mennonite Church of Normal (map and directions)

Native Americans and early settlers saw the prairie as their home – a place that supplied everything from groceries to textiles to medicine to love charms.  Join prairie steward, Cindy Crosby, for interactive stories of prairie ethnobotany – how people have used prairie plants throughout history – and the potential resources our prairie plants may hold for the future.

Presenter Bio:

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, including “Tallgrass Prairie Converstaions: In Search of the Prairie Spirit” (with Thomas Dean, 2017).  Learn more about Cindy at

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